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The Issue: Debt limit showdown averted

The Issue: Debt limit showdown averted

Could that have been a real-life "House of Cards" playing itself out in Congress last week when lawmakers approved a year-long suspension of the debt limit and restored military pension cost-of-living cuts with a minimum of fuss and bother?
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International

Industry responds, ready to work with Obama on jobs, economy

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The non-partisan Campaign to Fix the Debt said Tuesday it was disappointed President Obama didn't prioritize debt reduction in his State of the Union speech.
The Issue: Budget deal moves to Senate; new era of compromise?

The Issue: Budget deal moves to Senate; new era of compromise?

Washington witnessed a Christmas miracle last week: House adoption of a budget compromise worked out by House-Senate negotiators after Speaker John Boehner bluntly told recalcitrant members of his caucus to toe the line or lose all credibility.
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International
'Fiscal cliff'' deal elusive

'Fiscal cliff'' deal elusive

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Congressional "fiscal cliff" negotiations dragged on in Washington Saturday night with the New Year's Day deadline looming.
Report: 3 GOP candidates would up debt

Report: 3 GOP candidates would up debt

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Policies backed by three of the four remaining GOP presidential candidates would increase the national debt trillions of dollars, U.S. Budget Watch said.

U.S. deficit could hit $1 trillion

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. government could rack up a $1 trillion budget deficit this fiscal year, depending on how the bank bailout program is accounted for, analysts say.

Stenholm joins budget watchdog group

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Outgoing U.S. Rep. Charlie Stenholm, D-Texas, has joined the board of the Washington watchdog Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.

Candidates slammed on budget deficit

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- The head of a U.S. budget watchdog group Thursday slammed the presidential candidates for sidestepping financial issues during Wednesday's debate.

Deficit may lead to fiscal crisis

WASHINGTON, May 19 (UPI) -- An unprecedented rise in the deficit and the impending pressure of a retiring baby-boom generation on Social Security and Medicare are leading the United States
DEREK O. SANDS, UPI Correspondent

Another view of the state of the Union

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- A group of economists and academics have given their version of what President Bush's State of the Union should be next week, covering issues the president is n
DAR HADDIX, UPI Business Correspondent

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